Rule Category

SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Cisco IOS HTTP service HTML injection attempt

Rule Explanation

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Cisco IOS Web Server for IOS 12.0(2a) allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by (1) packets containing HTML that an administrator views via an HTTP interface to the contents of memory buffers, as demonstrated by the URI /level/15/exec/-/buffers/assigned/dump; or (2) sending the router Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) packets with HTML payload that an administrator views via the CDP status pages. NOTE: these vectors were originally reported as being associated with the dump and packet options in /level/15/exec/-/show/buffers. Impact: CVSS base score 2.6 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 4.9 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

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CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2005-3921
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Cisco IOS Web Server for IOS 12.0(2a) allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by (1) packets containing HTML that an administrator views via an HTTP interface to the contents of memory buffers, as demonstrated by the URI /level/15/exec/-/buffers/assigned/dump; or (2) sending the router Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) packets with HTML payload that an administrator views via the CDP status pages. NOTE: these vectors were originally reported as being associated with the dump and packet options in /level/15/exec/-/show/buffers.
Details
SeverityLOW Base Score2.6
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score4.9
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access